Thanks to changes in elk behavior due to land use, development, human encroachment and more, the elk we hunt today do not behave as the species did in our granddaddies’ days. Here’s how to zero in on modern habitat where elk seek refuge, and how to hunt it.
Hunters supporting Virginia’s first-ever managed elk hunt scheduled to take place October 8-14, generated more than $606,000 to bolster wildlife and management projects within the state’s elk-management zone.
The bulls we seek increasingly reside in nosebleed seats deemed inaccessible or so low and surrounded by development we just can’t imagine ways to stalk them. Here’s how to hunt them in either locale.